The average hourly pay for a Stage Technician is $17.50.
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Job Description for Stage Technician
Stage technicians are responsible for maintaining and operating any and all effects and electronics on a stage, as well as ensuring that the equipment is primed and set up correctly and implementing it properly during a live show. Stage technicians must have a solid understanding of one or more of the following: digital and audio sound reinforcement; lighting with moving and conventional operation; video engineering and project mapping; and rigging. They must also be able to perform physical ma…Read more
Stage Technician Tasks
- Ensure that support staff, actors, prop, scenery, and other elements are in order on stage.
- Assist prop staff in the assembly and construction of scenery or props.
- Determine blue prints, floor plans, and lighting and sound options with stage manager.
- Act as the stage manager, switch board operator, sound technician, or production assistant as necessary.
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Popular Skills for Stage Technician
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Skills in Leadership, Troubleshooting and Electronic Troubleshooting are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Systems Computer/Console Operations and Audio Visual Equipment Use.
Pay by Experience Level for Stage Technician
An early career Stage Technician with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $14.35 based on 29 salaries. A mid-career Stage Technician with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $18.22 based on 23 salaries. An experienced Stage Technician with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $20.00 based on 17 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $20.
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